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2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL 4dr Sedan Manual

2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sdn, Compact
24 mpg city / 31 mpg hwy
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August 8, 2013, 3:00 pm

Howard S
 

Question: remove drive axle form driver side auto trans

the axle will come out of the trans , have pulled it out of the hub. tried to pry it out . oit will bot move. is there a pin or clip to remove.


August 8, 2013, 8:19 pm

Richard W
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If you are trying to get the axle out of the hub you need to take the big nut off. Then hit the end of the c/v axle shaft. That is the part you took the big nut off. If you are trying to get it out of the transmission. Take a pry bar and put in in between the transmission and the inner c/v joint. Pry on it and it should come out. There will be a little transmission fluid come out.


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August 9, 2013, 5:45 am

Howard S
 

Thank you. I have pryed on the inner c/v joint between the trans and housing with a large pry bar it will not move!!! is there a clip or pin holding it ? the outter end came apart very e/z


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August 9, 2013, 10:32 pm

Richard W
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Some of the Jetta's have 6 bolts next to the boot that hold it in. If there is no bolts then it should pry out. Some times they are really hard to get out. Try to push in the axle. Then pry the pry bar real fast to give the axle a quick hit.


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